"The life lessons learned here by the protagonist are all too real, thanks to the author's insistence on authentic characters and conversations. It's easy to personally identify with every character's situation, and hope that those positive lessons rub off on our lives." -- IndieReader
"Bostonians will particularly enjoy the novel's sprawling Massachusetts backdrop and its authentic assortment of bars, T stops and small-town details." --Kirkus Reviews
Reviewer Charlotte Foreman at BestChickLit.com says that this story of love and friendship is "a fantastic read." She writes, "Mulligan documents each feeling behind the characters' actions with such finesse, you're left wondering if the author felt every single emotion as she wrote."